2017 October

20 Oct: COMMEMORATION ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF BLACK WEDNESDAY

The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) yesterday commemorated the 40th anniversary of Black Wednesday. In an attempt to gag the media, numbers of newspapers aligned with the black consciousness movement were banned by the Apartheid State on 19 October 1977. Various prominent journalists were also arrested on this day,…

19 Oct: DR. ZWELI MKHIZE ADDRESS AT SANEF ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA DINNER

TREASURER-GENERAL OF THE ANC DR. ZWELI MKHIZE ADDRESS AT SANEF ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA DINNER AT EMOYENI ESTATE IN JOHANNESBURG WEDNESDAY: 18TH OCTOBER 2017 GOOD EVENING SANEF CHAIRPERSON: MS. MAHLATSE GALLENS, DEPUTY CHAIR MS. KATY KATAPODIS & ALL LEADERSHIP & FOUNDER EDITORS OF SANEF CHAIRPERSON OF THE ALL AFRICA EDITORS FORUM:…

13 Oct: STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF GOVIN REDDY

The South Africa National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) media industry mourns the loss of a key driver of transformation, in the death of media executive Govin Reddy. According to the biographical details on http://www.journalist.org.za, Govin held several senior positions in South Africa and overseas. He was CEO of SABC Radio, CEO…

03 Oct: STATEMENT ON THE TREATMENT OF JOURNALISTS IN LESOTHO

The South Africa National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) expresses concern about the condition and situation of journalists and freedom of expression in Lesotho. Due to the deteriorating security situation in Lesotho, the safety of journalists in the country is under threat and therefore a threat to press freedom. SANEF wishes to…